Biden’s 17 Executive Order’s Hours After Entering Oval Office

Biden signs 17 executive orders hours after entering the Oval Office. In doing so he sweeps aside some of President Trump’s more controversial policies.

  1. Revoking travel bans on some Muslim majority countries
  2. The halting of the US-Mexico border wall construction
  3. Directed the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice to take appropriate measures to fortify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
  4. Revoking orders to exclude undocumented individuals from the census and apportionment of Congressional representatives.
  5. Memorandum reinstating deportation protections for Liberian immigrants
  6. Establishing a position of coordinator of the COVID-19 response
  7. Masks must be worn on federal property
  8. Reversal of the order removing the US from the World Health Organisation
  9. Executive order extending moratorium on evictions and foreclosures
  10.  A pause on student loans
  11. Rejoining the Paris Climate Accords
  12. Stopping the Keystone Pipeline ang halting leasing for gas and oil permits in the Arctic.
  13. The promotion of racial equality
  14. An order barring discrimination based on gender and sex
  15. Executive order requiring ethics pledge for government appointees
  16. Memorandum “modernizing” regulatory review

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